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Epilepsy, literature and linguistics: spotlighting subjective symptoms (2018)
Journal Article
Sanchez-Davies, J. (2018). Epilepsy, literature and linguistics: spotlighting subjective symptoms. Medical Humanities, doi:10.1136/medhum-2018-011460. ISSN 1468-215X

Literature can offer a wealth of information about epilepsy: from complex narratives to children’s picture books, it can help broaden people’s understanding, show what it is like to live with epilepsy and provide a medium to which people with epileps... Read More

Priming text function in personification allegory: a corpus-assisted approach (2018)
Journal Article
Cordell, J. (2018). Priming text function in personification allegory: a corpus-assisted approach. Language and Literature, 096394701878851. doi:10.1177/0963947018788516

Current linguistic examination of allegory focuses on its cognitive structure as conceptual metaphor, with its linguistic form realised in the absence of a target domain (Crisp, 2001; 2008). The present study addresses the intersection of conceptuali... Read More

Runes and verse: the medialities of early Scandinavian poetry (2017)
Journal Article
Jesch, J. (2018). Runes and verse: the medialities of early Scandinavian poetry. European Journal of Scandinavian Studies, 47(1), doi:10.1515/ejss-2017-0010

The paper discusses a number of versified runic inscriptions, mainly from Scandinavia, and from ca. 400 to 1400 AD, to explore what they reveal about the forms and functions of early Scandinavian poetry outside the manuscript tradition. With a partic... Read More